1947 – Pianist Keith Tippett, who played with King Crimson and other lights of the Canterbury scene, is born in Bristol, England.
1947 – Keith Moon of the Who is born in Wembley, England. He dies on Sept. 7, 1978 at age 32, from an overdose of the sedative Heminevrin. Keith John Moon (August 23, 1946 – September 7, 1978) was the drummer of the rock group The Who. He gained notoriety for exuberant drumming and his […]
1947 – Rock ‘n’ roll as we know it can now truly begin, as the Who’s Keith Moon is born in Wembley, England.
1947 – Occasional Grateful Dead vocalist Donna Godchaux is born in San Francisco.
1947 – Trombonist James Pankow of Chicago is born in St. Louis.
1947 – No. 1 Chart Toppers Pop Hit: “Smoke! Smoke! Smoke! (That Cigarette),” Tex Williams.
1947 – Born on this day, George Newsome, Climax Blues Band, (1976 UK No.10 and 1977 US No.3 single ‘Couldn’t Get It Right’).
1947 – Ian Anderson, lead singer of Jethro Tull, is born in Edinburgh, Scotland. The group has two No. 1 pop albums: “Thick as a Brick” in 1972 and “A Passion Play” in
1947 – Rick Derringer, who went from “Rock and Roll Hoochie Koo” to producing albums by the WWF wrestlers, is born Richard Zehringer in Celina, Ohio. Rick Derringer (born Richard Zehringer, born on the 5th of August 1947, in Fort Recovery, Ohio, is an American guitarist, composer and entertainer is 61 years old today. It […]
1947 – Born on this day, Paul Layton, The New Seekers, (1972 UK No.1 single ‘I’d Like To Teach The World To Sing’).
1947 – Krautrockfuhrer Klaus Schulze, who’s played with everyone from Tangerine Dream to Ash Ra Tempel, is born in Berlin.